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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Arthur Moyses William Hill, 2nd Baron Sandys (1792-1860), Lieutenant-General and politician; MP for County Down

c.1800
Miniature by Cosway, as a child with his elder brother, later Marquess of Downshire; engraved by Condé reproduced in Connoisseur, XXXIII, 1912, p 249.

c.1815
Oil by Shepperson known from a mezzotint by Bellin, three-quarter-length in Dragoon Guards uniform as 'ADC to the Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo'.

c.1817
Etching by R. Dighton 'A View of a HILL near DOWNSHIRE' of Lord Hill, equestrian, published 1817, sometimes described as Marquess of Downshire.

1842
'Heroes of Waterloo' by J. P. Knight, exhibited RA 1842 (556).



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.